Worksop Town have confirmed that James Baxendale is to become a player-coach at the club.
The 28-year-old, who made over a century of appearances for Walsall in League One, has been vice-captain for Worksop, but he now takes on an expanded role.
Speaking to the club’s website, manager Craig Parry said of the former Mansfield Town man:
“I think when we sat around the table and looked for someone to come in and work alongside us, Bax stood out for us all.
“We made the decision pretty early in the reshuffle but wanted James to settle in and get used to working with us before making public announcements.”